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The Exaltation of Inanna is an Akkadian hymn to Ishtar (Sumerian: Inanna) and is the world's oldest attributed writing. The hymn was written by the Enheduana, the daughter of Sargon of Akkad, during her time as the high priestess of the moon god Sin (Sumerian: Nanna), and is one of a body of work attributed to her. The purpose of the hymn is to both praise and placate Inanna, so that she will not destroy Akkad but turn her anger to the "foreign lands" and destroy them instead. Follow...
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by C.J. Gadd
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Sumerian grammar and texts published in 1924.
Topics: sumerian, Gadd, cuneiform, assyriology
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by NASA -- NASA images courtesy the rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC.
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eoimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/images/imagerecords/5000/5795/FAS_SIraq.2003237.250m.jpg August 25, 2003 (1.5 MB) The Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers meet in a gentle ''v'' that cradled one of the most significant sites in western civilization: the Mesopotamian Marshes. Out of the reeds and mud between these two rivers rose some of the earliest cities of ancient Sumer, and for the next 5,000 years, the marshes have supported farmers and fishers who live simply, their culture changing little from...
Topics: What -- Aqua, What -- Sun, Where -- Persian Gulf, Where -- Iraq, Where -- Goddard Space Flight...
Source: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=5795
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Brunetière, Ferdinand, 1849-1906; Jones, Henry Arthur, 1851-1929
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908
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Topics: Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908, Drama -- Technique
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635; Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929
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Topic: Drama -- Technique